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, in a nashville. right now we are live and reporting from the tennessee department of transportation, you can see a lot of action under way, trying to get more quailty on the road because of the overpasses and elevated roadways to freeze over. this shouldn't come as a surprise after such a wild weather week. >> it's terrible. >> freezing. >> cold. >> it's freezing out here, man. >> reporter: and now freezing rain and ice in tennessee. crews armed with salt trucks are at the ready. >> we have 32 counties here in the middle tennessee area that tdot will be keeping an eye on. we will have enough people here to make sure that the roads are ready for rush hour in the morning. >> reporter: relentless freezing rain in salt lake city forced all of the runways at the city's international airport to close thursday. some parts of the great lakes picked up between two and three feet of lake-effect snow this week which led to this pile-up in ohio. in new hampshire, brutal sub-zero windchills continue to plummet, precautions under way at pat's peak sky area to keep workers and patrons safe. >> we give them han
're also told, was killed in nashville, tennessee, where a tree fell on his home. you're looking here -- look at the colors, the warnings, we're going to talk to chad maiers in a minute. i want to talk to miguel marquez, he's 60 miles north of atlanta. miguel, we saw the picture here of this tornado. tell me what you're seeing on the ground right now. >> a wide swath of damage through adairsville, it looks like, for the most part. there is a hotel that has been shredded by this storm. there is a plant that makes heavy machinery shredded by this tornado. there are several businesses along the adairsville highway, just off i-75 that have been damaged. there are power lines down throughout the area. trees are down, smashed into cars, trailers overturned, trailers damaged as well. we have seen a couple of neighborhoods where there is fairly significant damage to trailer homes. not clear where that person died, but it is not very far from where i am right now. it is still raining very hard here. the rain has been consistent. it has let up just a little bit. the other thing that is interest
students from memphis, tennessee. i've seen banners from michigan. they are here as you mentioned to mark the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade. this group, march for life, has been organizing this march since one year after the decision. they continue to come every year. you can see the signs they hold. defend life. they have a series of speakers here and later on they'll march to the supreme court which is their ultimate goal. their ultimate goal is to find a case to challenge roe v. wade. >> do we know if there are cases that are actually in the process of challenging roe v. wade? >> reporter: we know there was one that some thought the supreme court could add to the docket this year. a case out of oklahoma that dealt with personhood laws. abortion opponents in oklahoma wanted to bring to a vote this idea of a personhood law that would mean that life begins at conception that would outlaw all abortions for any reason. the supreme court rejected that. they decided not to add that to the docket. abortion opponents are looking for that perfect case to come to bring to the supreme court that
knocked down. we already have seen roofs ripped off homes in tennessee. one man reportedly killed from a falling tree. the storm creating dangerous conditions on the road. police in kentucky say this tractor-trailer flipped over after hitting a concrete barrier. the central u.s. was hit with numerous crashes in kansas and ohio. want to bring in chad myers. we are getting word that a tornado touched down in northern georgia a half hour ago. what do we know? >> it was the town of adairsville, georgia. there are triage areas set up at local banks. this was a big hit. we don't have video approved for air yet. stay tuned was. we have to ask the photographer, make sure this is okay. we'll show you the tornado. it's an impressive tornado for georgia. maybe not of the f-5 or 4 like you would see in kansas, texas, oklahoma, nebraska, but a big tornado did roll through town. over the interstate knocking over cars, tipping over a tractor-trailer as well. as you said, this is making a snow event up here in parts of oh wisconsin and michigan. then the line of oh weather, the cold air. right here, t
airport and headed for tennessee when the pilot reported smoke coming from the engine and vibrations shaking the plane. police say it plunged a short time later. >> what it looks like, because the steepness of the trees in the air yaw, the tall pine trees, looks like it was a pretty steep descent and went right into the roof. >> reporter: susan crocket credits her religious faith for her survival. >> people don't believe there is a god, they better start believing, because there is a god. the only reason i'm -- >> nick valencia joins us in the studio here. any idea how this happened? what happened? >> the cause of the crash is still a mystery. investigators say it could take more than a week to pin that down. it's miraculous that she lived and survived through this. so much air traffic over her house, one of the local affiliates saying she was joking, one day a plane would crash through her house. i don't think she ever thought it would actually happen, but it did. she miraculously survived. >> credit to god she gives. uplifting story in some ways. >>> lance armstrong keeping quiet t
fell in tennessee where dozens of counties were under tornado warnings for most of the morning. the high winds have really done a number on homes and took down power lines and trees in the nashville area and the national weather service says a tornado with 150-mile-an-hour winds touched down in mt. julieweulij. similar scenes from central indiana. winds as high as 80 miles an hour. caused moderate to major damage. part of a dangerous weather system stretching over 1,000 miles from new orleans to philadelphia bringing wild temperature swings. 60 and 70-mile-an-hour winds. flood warnings and even snow. our chad myers has been trying to keep tabs on how this has been changing. we've been reading headlines all morning. it's kind of hard to see where it's going given where we've been. >> you need to take cover immediately in georgia. a tornado headed there. we are tracking these cells. one after another. moving into a populated part of georgia at this time. here's atlanta. rome, georgia, right there. there is the circulation of this storm about to move over i-75 but not quite yet. l
2000 when al gore lost, they blamed losing tennessee, west virginia and other places on his support of gun control. now, some of that was exaggerated. that's what they thought. you saw democrats being timid on the gun issue after that. look at the 2016 lineup. vice president joe biden, governor andrew cuomo, governor o'malley. three people looking at the 2016 race on the democratic seed in the forefront on gun control. we'll see how big of a shift it. >> the vice president will speak first. >> please, please be seated. thank you. before i begin today, let me say to the families of the innocents who were murdered 33 days ago, our heart, our heart goes out to you. and you show incredible courage, incredible courage being here, and the president and i are going to do everything in our power to honor the memory of your children and your wives with the work we take ur here today. it's been 33 days since the nation's heart was broken by the horrific, senseless violence that took place at sandy hook elementary school. 20, 20 beautiful first graders gunned down in a place that's supposed to
. and we talk about the ice and definitely for people who are going to be driving through tennessee and kentucky and portions of ohio. the ice is the big factor. you can't see it. it's blass ice in a lot of cases. it's moving through fairly quickly, especially across kentucky. by the way, we'll just go ahead and show you what's happening along interstate 65. this is along the blue ridge parkway. this right here is interstate 65. just south of that near elizabe elizabethtown they have a pileup there because of icy conditions. it's become at least aggravating and at best you're going to be slowed down but at worse it could cause quite a few traffic accidents. watch out for that. where you see this, this is where ice is being reported. it's fairly difficult to kind of pin down what's going to happen as we go over the next several hours but this is the ice accumulation of 0 .3 inches. a tenth of an inch of ice over some areas. as mentioned, this is going to move through quickly, but these overnight low temperatures are going to continue to be cold. the ice is not going to disappear any
is brewing similar to what we saw in kentucky and tennessee yesterday. let me show you why. here's the forecast radar. this is today. a piece of this energy that we're seeing developing tonight in the colorado rockies will move out, and then what's going to happen is here's chicago. we have in chicago a winter storm watch posted for tomorrow morning through monday morning. and why it's freezing rain and not snow is they are right at the surface is below freezing but higher up in the atmosphere it's liquid. it's coming down as liquid and freezing when it gets to that colder air. so for sunday night, and again that watch is for tomorrow morning through monday morning so sunday into sunday night is when that freezing rain is, and monday we'll watch that freezing rain and snow move east in toward upstate new york and the northeast. on the other note in terms of the temperatures, we'll see a warm-up on the way finally. a ridge of high pressure is moving in kind of moving away that arctic air and misplacing it. temperatures 20 degrees warmer than where they've been. in the southeast, w
and dangerous amounts of ice to the carolinas, tennessee, georgia, alabama. look at this, in nashville, drivers are being urged to stay off the roads. out west, passengers were stranded in salt lake city, a rare ice storm closed airport runways there. you can barely see the planes here. to the midwest, where we saw the signs first of this deep freeze. you're looking at the aftermath of a phenomenon known as ice shove. never heard of it? well, high winds literally shoved ice across lake winnebago, sending huge chunks over roads and into backyards. you remember that abandoned warehouse also. this is chicago where there was the fire inside, but the outside was encased in ice. it is because of the freezing temperatures there, as well. well, the city has ordered an immediate demolition of the building, which, despite the ice, as we said, has been reigniting since tuesday. and in massachusetts, the car slid off the road here and plunged into this frozen pond. now to new jersey, this is happening everywhere, in new jersey, it is even too cold for the polar bear plunge. you know the point is to jump in
. turner is a native of tennessee. >>> if there's anyone who knows about what's hot online, it's george takei with over 3 million likes on facebook, over a half million followers on twitter, he is clearly the man. actor, writer, director, dancer, singer, rights activisactivist. you may know him best as sulu from "star trek" and everyone's favorite real life lions and tigers and bears, oh, my. how is that for an intro? he joins us from new york to talk about his new book appropriately called "oh myy." thank you for being with us. why oh myyy? >> well, howard stern made that my signature. it's a common phrase that everybody uses. but he got it on tape and whenever someone says something outrageous or eccentric, he presses a button and my voice comes on saying oh my. so i thought why not use it as the title of my book. >> i'm thinking of my ring tone. you were teased by howard stern. are you guys friends? because it is very funny what he does. but you could have taken, you know, taken that in a knob way but you turned that into gold. >> well, he's a great guy. and someone that i admire. he
of tennessee who says why now, mr. president? >> if he is a skeet shooter, why have we not heard of this, why have we not seen photos, why has he not referenced it? at any point in time, as we have had this gun debate that is ongoing you would have thought it would have been a point of reference. i tell you what i do think. i think he should invite me to camp david and i'll go skeet shooting with him and i bet i'll beat him. >> as to why there are no photos, white house spokesman jay carney hedged. >> is there a photograph of him doing it? >> there may be but i haven't seen it. >> why haven't we heard about it before? >> because when he goes to camp david he goes to spend time with his family and friends and relax, not to produce photographs. >> again, whatever! still, why did the president feel the need to bring this up at all, if he wanted to win over gun rights advocates, skeet shooting isn't exactly on target. the nra said "the second amendment is not about shooting skeet and it's not a tradition. it's a fundamental right upheld by the u.s. supreme court." so while obama seemed to be reac
cuts in place, including a lot of people in georgia, tennessee, alabama, arkansas, louisiana, all red states. tea party folks might want to remember the 98% as opposed to just the 2%. >> how big is this vote for the republicans? >> you know, i actually agree with roland, i think we have a lot to do between now and the next elections. i think this is just the beginning of this negotiation, the beginning it was the first battle in what is a war to tackle some of these very serious issues that we're still dealing with as a country, issues like entitlement, like social security. they things are coming up, the debt ceiling is coming up. i tell you this, i think this threatening of back lash to republicans by one group or another is frankly silly. i want to elect reps and democrats who go to congress and act based on their conscience, based on their principles, who study the issues and vote according to what they think is right not because somebody or some group is threatening a back lash. i don't want somebody acting out of fear, but acting out of conviction. that's what i would tell my re
and schools in southwest tennessee were closed because of flooding. the rushing water has left many damaged and others too dangerous to cross. water levels starting to go down, and the air begins drying out by thursday. >>> the corvette gets a brand new look for its 60th birthday. general motors revamped and revealed the new stingray as the most powerful and fuel efficient base model ever made. the last time the stingray name was used was in 1976. my sister had one. it was awesome. >>> the atlanta falcons and the new england patriots have advanced to the nfl's championship round. the falcons blew a 20-point lead to seattle. then they came roaring back to win the game 30-28. the patriots behind tom brady's three touchdown passes handled houston quite easily, 40-28. pats take on baltimore in the afc title game on sunday after atlanta and san francisco battle it out for the nfc crown. >>> to hollywood now. by this time, you probably heard about all the winners and the losers from last night's golden globes. there were a few moments that stood out above the rest. starting with jodie foster, who
the next ten days and completed by may 10th. >>> heavy rain causes flooding in tennessee, georgia and other parts of the south. cold front tonight could change the rain into snow. people are freaking out here. some forecasts are predicting one to four inches of snow from mississippi to north georgia and up to a foot of snow in the appalachians. >>> pulling money out of the atm might get more precise. chase and pnc are dispensing the cash you need down to the dollar so there's no need to pull out 40 bucks when you only need 32. it's rolled out as many as 400 atms already and plans to double that by the end of the year. >>> now is your chance to talk back on one of the stories of the day. the question for you this morning, why do we cheat? lance armstrong has been stripped of his olympic medal, so was it worth it? why do so many take the easy way out? we've become a nation of cheaters, because cheaters win. >> i did take a banned substance, and you know, for that i'm very sorry, and deeply regretful. >> reporter: but alex rodriguez still gets to play for the team that boasted dimaggio and rut
house and impeach the president. we have a state rep in tennessee who wants to arrest a federal agent who tried to enforce gun laws and the governor of mississippi is talking about nullifying federal arms directives in history state. tim muller is the sheriff and he wrote to the vice president. let me quote from his letter. any federal regulation enactioned by congress or executive order of the president offending the constitutional rights of my citizens shall not be enforced by me or my deputies. tim muller on the phone with me. thank you for being with me. i have the 23 here. 23 different expectative orders that were signed. we watch watched them be signed by the president yesterday. i assumed you reviewed these. is there anything to your mind is conunconstitutional? >> i went through the orders myself and it might surprise you, but i support the president in a number of those. the biggest problem we have that we have seen in law enforcement. i can speak for oregon and the rest of the country. that's the mental health piece of it. that's a huge issue in my county as well as other co
, naomi judd, and got her take on gun ownership. >> you live in tennessee, i know that you're a registered nurse. i know you're a gun owner. >> i'm a registered, vetted gun owner. but that's because i live way out in the country. like way out in the middle of nowhere. >> what guns do you own? >> actually, they're my husband's. you know, we have -- we just had a rabid skunk. we have coyotes that get to the chicken and the sheep. we have -- >> and is that why you keep guns? >> wild boars. of course. >> to protect yourself against animals, maybe. >> yeah, i would never do an ar-15. >> it's a huge issue. >> i was wanting to see him in the green room. i wanted to ask him in if the world was flat and the holocaust never happened. >> he believes what the voc california gun rights people believe, that the more guns you have, the safer for everybody. everyone is armed, everyone in the movie theater would have a gun and could pull out and -- >> and the bars. >> exactly. and the hospitals and the schools and everything. that's their belief. >> ignorance is my least favorite thing. i really think it's
and quickly that many schools in the central united states have had to close down, from michigan to tennessee, ailing teachers and bus drivers have left schools short-staffed, but this year's strain, severe strain, is more than just an inconvenience. it can be downright dangerous. across the country, the flu is being blamed for the deaths of at least 18 children. the government doesn't keep track of adult deaths blamed on the flu. more than 2,200 people have been sickened by the bug. so sick they've been admitted to the hospital. our senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen joins us by phone from louisville, texas. we have you on the phone because we know you're working on a flu story about kids. give us a preview. >> it's a terrible story of a completely healthy 17-year-old boy who got the flu, you know, kids get the flu, it happens, but it did not, he got very sick, very quickly and unfortunately, he ended up passing away, and this is what sometimes happens with kids. kids can look completely fine, and in less than 24 hours, or about 24 hours later that child is on a respirator in the i
closed because of freezing rain and low temperatures. chattanooga, tennessee, a car was crushed when a tree came crashing down because of strong winds. and in dallas, more than 170 flights were canceled due to freezing rain at destinations across the south. wintry weather stretches all the way to maine, though, parts of the northeast could see up to 6 inches of snow today. >>> in a little more than two hours president obama and vice president joe biden will unveil their plan to fight gun violence. here's what we're expecting them to say -- according to an official familiar with the situation the president will press for a ban on high capacity magazines, purr for universal background checks and an assault weapons ban, and request funding to treat mental illness as well as funding to enhance school safety. already the nra is on the attack before it's even seen the plan. the group released this ad which paints obama as an elitist hypocrite. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools when his kids are protec
obama, as you noted. they thought the al gore defeat in tennessee, in west virginia, in other places had at least something to do with his efforts to back that assault weapons ban and they have been very timid. now if you look, joe biden, thinking about 2016, governor o'malley of maryland, thinking about 2016, governor cuomo of new york thinking about 2016. governor hickenlooper thinking about 2016, you have democrats saying let's take this on, let's take the lead that would have been viewed as risky, perhaps suicidal a few years go. let's see how it plays out. >> will it remain? is it fleeting? we shall see, john king. thank you very much. >>> gun rights advocates tell me they see gun registration as a slippery slope toward banning, even confiscating guns. but there are areas where they agree with president obama. we're going to play something from this gun owner who spoke that may be universal background checks, maybe that's the most palletable idea we heard from the president. i want to take you to las vegas. because miguel marquez is there. he is at the biggest gun range in nevada. h
to 29. hawaii and tennessee are the only states. look at this map. see those two white states, the only two states in the us us that have not reported widespread flu activity. more elderly americans are being hospitalized with the flu. symptoms last up to seven days for a normal flu infection. >>> tests are under way on the body of a chicago lottery winner who police believe was poisoned. took workers a couple of hours this morning to exhume the body of 46-year-old urooj khan. he died suddenly last summer, one day after claiming his winnings from a million dollar jackpot. investigators originally thought he died of natural causes, but khan's death became a murder mystery after tests showed a deadly amount of cyanide in his system. >>> thanks but no thanks. that's what the spouse of a lesbian lieutenant colonel told a support group for military spouses after they offered her a guest membership to its club. ashley broadway who we had on show the here has been really at the center of this six-week long battle with the association of bragg officer spouses after they said no to her. she want
next? >> right before he was assassinated, he was in memphis, tennessee to bring attention to the work of the sanitation workers, those that were not receiving adequate wages and they were not being treated fairly. and he was in the midst of planning this poor people's campaign. and i would like to see more emphasis placed on poverty. in our nation. >> reporter: king specifically singles out the african-american and latino communities. >> i know there has always been a concern about the african-american community not feeling perhaps that the issues related to our community have been addressed effectively. and i think there's some room for improvement in that regard. >> reporter: i asked her whether gay rights is the next civil rights battle. >> i don't like to speak for him on issues that back then he tint have an opportunity to speak on, because then i'm injecting what he would do. i certainly think that my father, first and foremost, he saw everybody as important. regardless of how you define yourself. and whatever category you fit in. your person hood. and he felt that everybody des
. it left two people dead, one in tennessee, one in georgia as it ripped across the south. the line of storms stretched 1600 miles. tore apart homes, flipped train cars and cut power to thousands of people. and at least 23 tornados reported, including one that ripped through the town of adairsville, georgia. strong winds also shredded mobile homes in nashville. >> it was just crackling. it was just -- it was just the worst sound i've ever heard in my life. that trailer, you know. that's something compared to the life of this child here or that one. nothing can compare to that. >> besides piles and piles of debris, the storm system has left frigid temperatures in its way. let's head over to the weather department, ingrid peterson, tell us it will end soon. >> severe thunderstorms have moved off the coast but i don't have good news as far as cold air. take a look at chicago. tuesday, they said a high, a record of 63 degrees. today down to 17 with a chance for snow flurries in the forecast. all of that diving through, stretching through florida. this is yesterday where we had warm temp
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